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is headache, made worse by high altitudes a symptom of brain tumor

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Comments: "Brain tumors" are rare, and headaches are NOT usually the presenting signs of a brain tumor. More likely you have migraine or tension headaches, or ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
16 years experience Family Medicine
Headache: Your headaches coudl be coming from tension, eye strain, tooth grinding, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, sleep apnea/sn ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zachary Levine
27 years experience Neurosurgery
No sure way: Headaches that are associated with nausea and awaken you from sleep are more worrisome than others. Also headaches that do not resolve with time, otc ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: That is possible. It would depend on the location of the tumor and more factors.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frederick Nahm
26 years experience Neurology
Headaches: Headaches can be from a variety of causes. Brain tumors do cause headaches, which can persist for an indeterminate amount of time, but there are ofte ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes, : Yes, brain tumors can cause headaches. But the headaches will be different from what has always been there, and usually they are not "migraine" headac ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Unlikely to be tumor: Nothing is impossible but this would not be the first sign of a brain tumor. However, i would be concerned about possible dehydration and electroyte i ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Extremely unlikely: An isolated symptom of blurred vision in both eyes in an otherwise healthy person is almost never caused by a brain tumor.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
A headache: Coupled with confusion, dizziness, memory loss, slurred speech, loss of balance, weakness on one side of the body, seizures or blurred or double visio ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Headache: Why would one jump to that ? If you have headaches get eval. One can't diagnose a brain tumor with this information.

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